build22 | Jade Nagaraja
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build22 | Jade Nagaraja

Developing and integrating creative solutions that automate information systems in Business Environments.


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Lifestyle, Reading

My Blogroll (Top 7 blogs that I read regularly)

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My Blogroll I love reading. In fact, I spend the first and last few moments of the day (roughly 30-40 minutes) reading some awesome content. Today, there’s loads of information out there. Too many things that we don’t know and things that tempt us. This is us…

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Thoughts

Improvise while you can

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When you make movies, you know exactly the story you want to tell. Here, you can’t improvise the plot based on the public response. For that to happen, you might want to release the movie in 2 or more phases. Every next phase dependent on the community’s respo…

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Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining

Data Wrangler - Human feedback loop is `inevitable`

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The way businesses make decisions has evolved in a drastic way. By leveraging Business Intelligence and Advanced Data Analytics, it is possible for a business to make better, accountable and sustainable decisions. By applying suitable data mining technique on…

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Ruby, Metaprogramming

The Inherited Hook

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Concept In Ruby, a Hook Method is a callback function. Ruby allows developers to write methods in a class that will be called by the Interpreter when a certain event is triggered. All you need to do is define it with right context and appropriate name. In th…

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Thoughts

necessity, usability and growth

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My most important realisation in the past 1 year is the unnecesary effort Man puts in to accumulate "stuff" in life. The driving force can be different from one another. For some, it's a matter of getting traction from other people and for others, it's just a…

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Lifestyle, Stoicism

My Daily Reminder - wise words from Marcus Aurelius on Duty and Work

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For the past few months, I have been reseaeching, learning and practicing the principles of Stoic Philosophy. After careful examination of selected ideals taught by some of the greatest Stoic practitioners like Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius, I have fou…

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Lifestyle

5 years until death, new rules

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Following up with my conversation here on Creator's Dilemma., "I Will Die Soon" Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectation…

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Creator's dilemma

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Introduction “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ― Mark Twain It's 1st of September, 2014 when I write this post. I'm 24 years old and my inner voice says 'there's a lot that can be don…

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Readings in "voluntary simplicity"

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Two essential readings on "voluntary simplicity" What is Voluntary Simplicity? Source : simplicitycollective.com Voluntary Simplicity Journal paper by Duane Elgin and Arnold Mitchell, The CoEvolution Quaterly, Summer 1997. You can download it here. Read and S…

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Lifestyle

A programmer's troubling paradox - Part 2 [Strategies and Tools]

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Continued from this post.. There are quite a few tools and strategies that have helped me a lot. These methods have helped me to DO and CREATE what matters amidst chaos and distractions. I am sharing them below hoping that it might help other fellow programmer…